5 Delicious Smoothies That Will Fix All Your Skin Woes

Have you jumped on the smoothie bandwagon yet? What do you mean no? I know that giving up soda is hard, but smoothies are so much better for you. They’re healthier for your body and can do wonders for your skin. Seriously, whatever skin problem you have, there’s a smoothie to help you fix it. Take a look at this:

#1. For dull skin: pineapple and turmeric smoothie

Tired, dull skin in need of a pick-me-up? This yummy pineapple and turmeric smoothie will restore its healthy glow in no time. Pineapple is rich in Vitamin C, which has brightening and antioxidant properties, while turmeric is an anti-inflammatory that soothes irritated skin.

What to blend:
– 1 tablespoon of ginger (peeled and chopped)
– 1 tablespoon of raw coconut water
– 1/8 tablespoon of turmeric (powdered)
– 1 cup of ripe pineapple
– 1 cup of banana (chopped)

#2. For mature skin: green tea smoothie

Drink your way to smoother, younger-looking skin with this tasty green tea smoothie. Green tea is a powerful antioxidant that fights wrinkle-causing free radicals and UV damage. Honey has antioxidant properties too while yogurt aids digestion. And better digestion = healthy skin.

What to blend:
1 teaspoon of honey
2 cups of ice cubes
1 cup of lime yogurt
1 cup of green tea
Zest and juice of 2 limes

#3. For dry skin: avocado and coconut smoothie

Is your skin always thirsty? Or does it just needs an extra boost of moisture during the harsh, cold winter months? This avocado and coconut smoothie can help. Both avocado and coconut hydrate your skin from within, keeping it soft and healthy.

What to blend:
– 1 cup of coconut water

– 1 cup of kale
– 1/2 pear
– 1/2 cucumber
– 1/2 inch ginger
– 1/4 avocado

#4. For acne-prone skin: mango and blueberries smoothie

Cursed with acne? Drink it away with this delicious mango and blueberries smoothie. It’s packed with acne-fighters Vitamin A, zinc, and omega-3 fatty acids. Vitamin A helps to keep oil production under control, zinc to regulate hormones, and omega-3 fatty acids reduce inflammation.

What to blend
– 1 tablespoon of ground flax seeds

– 1/2 cup of fresh blueberries
– 1/2 cup of coconut water
– 1/2 fresh banana
– 1/4 cup chopped papaya
– 3/4 cup chopped mango

#5. For irritated skin: banana flax smoothie

is your skin all red and irritated? Soothe it with this banana flax smoothie. Flaxseed oil has anti-inflammatory properties that calm down irritations. Bananas and apples are loaded with potassium, fibers, omega-3s and calcium that nourish skin and give it the nutrients it needs to stay healthy.

What to blend:
– 1 tablespoon of flaxseed oil

– 2 tablespoons of raw almond butter
– 1/2 cup of organic apple juice
– 1 cup of ice cubes
– 1 small banana

What’s your favourite smoothie?

By Giorgia Guazzarotti

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